Chapter 5. Models for Diffusion in Polymers

  1. Dr. Otto G. Piringer2 and
  2. Dr. Albert L. Baner3
  1. Peter Mercea

Published Online: 12 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527621422.ch5

Plastic Packaging: Interactions with Food and Pharmaceuticals, Second Edition

Plastic Packaging: Interactions with Food and Pharmaceuticals, Second Edition

How to Cite

Mercea, P. (2008) Models for Diffusion in Polymers, in Plastic Packaging: Interactions with Food and Pharmaceuticals, Second Edition (eds O. G. Piringer and A. L. Baner), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527621422.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Fabes Forschungs GmbH, Schragenhofstraße 35, 80992 München, Germany

  2. 3

    Nestle Purnia Petcare PTC, Checkerboard Square, St. Louis, MO 63164, USA

Author Information

  1. Filderstraße 17, 70180 Stuttgart, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 FEB 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527314553

Online ISBN: 9783527621422

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Keywords:

  • plastic packaging;
  • models;
  • diffusion in polymers;
  • diffusion in rubbery polymers;
  • diffusion in glassy polymers;
  • molecular dynamics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Diffusion in Polymers – The Classical Approach

    • Diffusion in Rubbery Polymers

      • Molecular Models

      • The Molecular Model of Pace and Datyner

      • Free-Volume Models

      • The Free-Volume Model of Vrentas and Duda

    • Diffusion in Glassy Polymers

  • Diffusion in Polymers – The Computational Approach

    • Molecular Dynamics

    • The Transition-State Approach

  • Conclusions

  • References